This weekend there will be movies, markets and hockey in Ottawa. Do you feel the holiday season vibes already? Markets are popping up in and around Ottawa! Don’t let the cold stop you from going out! Share this post with your friends. Enjoy!
1. Ottawa Canadian Film Festival
Featuring short, medium-length and feature-length Canadian independently produced films from various genres such as Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Documentary and more. Tickets: $22,60 $16,95. Children under 12, free.
When: Nov 2-4
Where: Bytowne Cinema, 325 Rideau St.
2. The Original Navan Market
A huge line up of vendors awaits to put you in the holiday season mood. There will be live music, food trucks, family fun zone, wagon rides, cotton candy, face painting, and more! Pet friendly. FREE.
When: Sunday November 5 from 10am to 3pm.
Where: Navan fairgrounds, 1279 Colonial Rd, Navan.
3. Noir Art Festival
A four-day art festival, including gastronomy from top local restaurants, musical performances, make up artists, and day of the dead costumes. There will be a Noir Gala, aimed at fundraising for Queensway Carleton Hospital. General admission: $12, $10. Free after 3pm on Saturday and Sunday.
When: Nov 2-5
Where: Horticulture Building, 1525 Princess Patricia Way.
4. Women’s Day
Many local businesses will be offering fabulous in-store specials, a cooking demonstration or a health and wellness seminar. Enjoy delicious food from various restaurants and eateries. Entertainment & Prizes.
When: Saturday November 4 from 10am to 5pm.
5. Cineplex Community Day
Cineplex is hosting a free movie day across Canada and you will be able to enjoy a morning of free movies and snacks for $2.50. Movies: Lyle, lyle, Cocodrile, Hotel Transylvania 3, Jumanji, the next level, and Angry Birds 2. One percent of concession purchases will go to youth empowerment programs.
When: Saturday November 4
Where: Cineplex movie theatres.
6. Senators vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Cheer on the Senators against Tampa Bay Lightning. Tickets from $39.
When: Saturday Nov 4 at 11am
Where: Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive.
7. One World Bazaar
Shop from artisans from around the world. From exquisite jewelry to beautiful woven textiles, these unique creations showcase the creativity and skill of amazing artisans. FREE.
When: Nov 3-5, and subsequent weekends until Nov 19.
Where: 6110 Mitch Owens Road, Manotick.
8. 67’s games
Cheer on Ottawa’s hockey junior team this weekend. Tickets from $25.
When: Friday Nov 3 at 7pm vs Guelph Storm, and Sunday Nov 5 at 2pm vs Barrie Colts.
Where: TD Place, 1015 Bank St.
9. Outstanding in their fields
Join us at this Taste & Buy event to discover 100+ wines & craft ciders – made throughout
Ontario. And you’ll meet the makers too, who have just finished their harvest. PAID. Nov 4, 7pm -9pm. Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa.
10. Orleans Comic Book and Novelty Show
Join us for the Orleans Comic Book & Novelty Show! Find unique vendors in the corridors located from BMO Court to Hudson’s Bay, and from Hudson’s Bay to American Eagle. Dress up, take photos and let the whole family have fun at this popular event! FREE. Nov 5, 11am – 5pm. 110 Place d’Orléans Dr, Orléans, ON.
11. Peruvian Film Festival
Movie: “The Best Families”. Luzmila & Peta inherit their mom’s job and work as housemaids for aristocratic families. The sisters know how to cater to señoras and are so well versed in the children’s private lives they are almost considered a part of the family. FREE previous registration. Nov 3, 6pm. St. Paul University Amphitheatre, 110 Hazel Street, Ottawa.
12. Nepean Sportsplex Christmas Craft Show
Find food, clothing and accessories, jewellery, wood products, décor, glass products, art, leather goods and unique items. Shoppers will be excited about the over 100+ vendors offering handmade, unique, high-quality, items over the four-day show. PAID. Nov 2 – 5, 2023. Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean.
13. Parliament Immersive Experience
Explore the main Parliament Building, also called the Centre Block, in this innovative experience that includes an exhibition and a 360° multimedia show. FREE. Oct – Dec, 8:30am – 4:30pm. 211 Sparks Street.
14. Traditions Christmas Craft Show
National Capital Artisans Traditions Market show, showcasing unique hand-made crafts. Come and check out the handcrafted works of over 70 local artisans (no direct sales). Many of your favourite vendors are returning plus additional new vendors joining the group. You’re sure to find great Christmas gift ideas. FREE. Nov 4 – 5. Sir Wilfrid Laurier H.S., 1515 Tenth Line Road, Ottawa.
15. St. Helen’s Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar
St. Helen’s Anglican Church in Orleans invites you to our annual Bazaar. Delicious home baking (apple pies, butter tarts, bread and cookies), homemade preserves and soup mixes, Christmas ornaments, hand knit items, Sewing, Pre-loved jewelry and accessories, children’s table, refreshments and treats served at St. Helen’s Le Café. FREE. Nov 4. St.Helen’s Anglican Church, 1234 Prestone Drive, Orléans.
16. Christmas Bazaar – Parkdale United Church
Come join us for Parkdale’s Annual Bazaar. Delicious home baking, Cafe serving refreshments and baking, Christmas crafts, jewellery, ladies fashion boutique, books, antiques & collectibles, silent auction, and attic treasures. Lots of treasures for everyone. FREE. Nov 4, 9am – 12pm. Parkdale United Church, 429 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa.
17. Fall Bazaar
Carleton Memorial United Church’s annual Fall Bazaar will be held online this year! We will have gifts, baking, books, music CDs, preserves and more available for sale. Stay for a delicious treat too, we will be serving coffee, tea, snacks, lunch, and desserts. All funds raised will benefit our continued work in the community through our church goals. FREE. Nov 4. Carleton Memorial United Church, 740 Melfa Crescent, Ottawa.
18. All Saints Craft Fair
Join us at the All Saints Craft Fair! The fair has over 160 tables of a variety of wonderful crafts and gifts. Bring the kids and drop them off in the supervised Kid’s Corner. Stay for lunch at the cafe. Be sure to check out the raffle table too. Public Admission: $2. Nov 4, 10am – 3pm. All Saints High School, 5115 Kanata Avenue, Kanata.
An evening with experimental Indie sextet Glutenhead from Toronto along with local indie electronic favourites emersonHALL and FIAMMA. Tickets: $15, $20, $25. Saturday Nov 4 at 8pm-11pm. At Club Saw, 67 Nicholas St.
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